• Diablo III Went Terribly Wrong

    Let me start off by saying Diablo 3 is a good game. Maybe even wonderful. It has a lovely soundtrack, unique skill system, and intriguing...

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    Let me start off by saying Diablo 3 is a good game. Maybe even wonderful. It has a lovely soundtrack, unique skill system, and intriguing plot that keeps fans and newcomers entertained alike. But sometime between the game’s conception and launch, something went terribly wrong. The people over at Blizzard thought DRM would be a...
  • Kickstarter Focus: Days of Dawn

    With a team selected from AION, Jagged Alliance Online, Rainbow Moon, Settlers 7, War of Worlds and Lords and Knights, Days of Dawn has an...

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    With a team selected from AION, Jagged Alliance Online, Rainbow Moon, Settlers 7, War of Worlds and Lords and Knights, Days of Dawn has an incredible amount of experience backing the project. However, they are setting out to do something completely new in the world of RPG gaming. The closest the industry has to it...
  • Top 5 First-Person Shooters

    The first person shooter genre has gotten pretty stale over the past few years, with every game trying to be exactly like Call of Duty,...

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    The first person shooter genre has gotten pretty stale over the past few years, with every game trying to be exactly like Call of Duty, but still being stomped on by it. Years ago, FPS games were so varied and plentiful that you could always pick one up and pretty much count on it being...
  • Sanctum 2 – Hands On Preview

    Tower Defense is among the most heavily-refined genres in gaming.  The concept ain’t broke, don’t need no fixin’ and players have fun with these games...

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    Tower Defense is among the most heavily-refined genres in gaming.  The concept ain’t broke, don’t need no fixin’ and players have fun with these games even though there has been little evolution since Tower Defense began as a Starcraft mod years ago.  But still, developers are always on the lookout for new ways to modify...
  • Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller Episode 2 – The Wise Monkey

    Last year a new franchise entered the adventure game arena.  Cognition combines a gritty police drama with the supernatural by putting players in control of...

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    Last year a new franchise entered the adventure game arena.  Cognition combines a gritty police drama with the supernatural by putting players in control of a psychic detective named Erica Reed.  Erica’s first outing in Cognition Episode 1: The Hangman was a promising debut for the project, and now that Episode 2: The Wise Monkey...
  • XCom: Enemy Unknown

    Strategy titles will always hold a special place in the gaming world, though recently the genre has seen very little praise. With the industry’s focus...

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    Strategy titles will always hold a special place in the gaming world, though recently the genre has seen very little praise. With the industry’s focus having shifted to action and FPS games, strategy games come few and far between (and almost never to a console), but with XCOM: Enemy Unknown, fans of the genre will...
  • Bioshock Infinite: Top 5 Reasons It’s Awesome

    Alright, so the first part of this top 5 section regarding Bioshock Infinite is up here. That’s talking about some of the lower points of...

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    Alright, so the first part of this top 5 section regarding Bioshock Infinite is up here. That’s talking about some of the lower points of the game. This article will focus on the positives and why Bioshock Infinite is still a game that gamers should go out and play and experience. This article will cover...
  • How Atmosphere Can Make or Break a Game

    I think that there are a lot of things about game that are done brilliantly by most, and then there are some things that are...

    I think that there are a lot of things about game that are done brilliantly by most, and then there are some things that are done incredibly poorly. One of the biggest offenders would have to be atmosphere in games. It is actually a topic that is discussed quite heavily and is something that I...
  • Can Oculus Rift’s Wicked Paradise Make Erotic Games Popular?

    The Oculus Rift is still almost a year away from being released, but there has been a steady buzz about the VR headset since its...

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    The Oculus Rift is still almost a year away from being released, but there has been a steady buzz about the VR headset since its successful Kickstarter campaign back in August 2012, which itself followed the buzz that they received from presenting the Oculus Rift back in E3 2012 last year. Part of that buzz...
  • Prison Architect interview: We talk gangs, rehab, and reward/penalty systems in this deep prison-builder

    I didn’t know much about Prison Architect before going to Eurogamer. The game from Introversion software (the brains behind Darwinia and Uplink) looks charmingly simple,...

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    I didn’t know much about Prison Architect before going to Eurogamer. The game from Introversion software (the brains behind Darwinia and Uplink) looks charmingly simple, with its almost Theme Park-but-better style graphics. However, after the developer sessions with Mark Morris and Chris Delay revealing the game’s intricacy, I was utterly obsessed about find out more....